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  • review April 20, 2017

    The Nile Project: Live in Boston

    The third U.S. tour by the shape-shifting, musical/environmental/activist phenomenon known as the Nile Project thrilled a packed house at the Somerville Theater in Boston on April 15. The concert, presented by World Music/CRASH Arts, came near the end of the … Read more »

  • review April 7, 2016

    Desdes

    Like a precocious kid at show-and-tell, Awesome Tapes from Africa has once again shown up with something intriguing: This time it’s a record by Awalom Gebremariam, who recorded Desdes in Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, in 2007, before leaving for a refugee … Read more »

  • blog October 5, 2015

    Wondem: Ethio-pop Release From Dexter Story

    Wondem means “brother” in Amharic, and Los Angeles-based musician and producer Dexter Story says he felt a brotherly connection to Ethiopia while in the process of creating his upcoming album, Wondem, to be released on Soundway Records on Oct. 23. … Read more »

  • blog October 21, 2013

    The Nile Project

    Shared by eleven countries through East and North Africa, the Nile River and its tributaries not only support an astounding wealth of flora and fauna, but they have been at the heart of human life, culture, and civilizations for millennium. … Read more »

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